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[South Carolina] Lawmakers mull tax on e-cigarettes

Lawmakers in the state House, though, want a piece of the action and are moving ahead with a bill that would levy a tax in addition to sales taxes on e-cigarettes for the first time. “It’s really going to mess up my business,” he said. “I have my life s
Columbia (SC) State
added May 16, 2013 14:37

[South Carolina] Tobacco up, peanuts down on SC farms in 2013

The Pee Dee is flavor country for the state of South Carolina, and things are set to get much smoother this year with 25 percent more acres devoted to tobacco this season, according to crop estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently relea
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:39

[South Carolina] Loophole lets youths puff away on electronic cigarettes

A legal loophole allows South Carolina youths to possess a popular tobacco substitute, but the law soon could catch up with the trendy product. The South Carolina Youth Tobacco Law prohibits merchants from selling or giving anyone younger than 18 any to
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Feb 10, 2013 21:36

[South Carolina] C of C students back ‘tobacco-free’ campus, but faculty members have enforcement concerns

Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 21, 2013 16:33

[South Carolina] Michael Cummings: MUSC tobacco researcher tasked with cutting cancer rates in Palmetto State

In October 2011, the 59-year-old came to the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center after nearly three decades of hands-on research work at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. Here, he is tasked with helping lower South Car
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 19, 2013 18:18

[South Carolina] CATASTROPHE: Libertarians are wrong about smoking bans

There is no clearer proof that this is an asinine theory than the current debate regarding smoking bans in the Lowcountry, where the City of North Charleston recently decided against enacting a ban on smoking. After all, how long should the community wai
Charleston (SC) City Paper
added Oct 10, 2012 17:32

[Illinois, Missouri, South Carolina] Tobacco Use More Prevalent among African-American Adolescents Living in Public Housing Communities, MU Researcher Says

Researcher says early interventions needed to curb youths’ tobacco use
University of Missouri News Bureau
added Jul 10, 2012 14:47

[South Carolina] Charleston VA hospital promotes early lung cancer screening for long-time smokers

Wilson, along with many veterans, was a beneficiary of a lung cancer screening program specifically catered to veterans who are heavy cigarette smokers. The program, which emerged during a time when 75 percent of lung cancer patients were seeking treatm
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Nov 12, 2018 22:02

[South Carolina] Tobacco company expanding facilities in Longs, hiring 35 new employees

Laudisi Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of, Laudisi Distribution, Cornell & Diehl, Inc, and Low Country Pipe and Cigar located in Longs, plans to invest $250,000 and hire an additional 35 full time employees over the next five year
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59

[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22
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